As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.